This tool speeds up the output of the topaz.8 and topaz.9 fonts, up to a
factor of ten.
FastFonts both speedup both fonts
FastFonts topaz.8 topaz.8 only
FastFonts topaz.9 topaz.9 only
FastFonts remove removes fastfonts
This file is actually a part of the ViNCEd distribution. See
util/shell/ViNCEd.lha for the full archive.
Copy to SYS:System or C: and install it in the startup-sequence.
Changes made for 2.17:
- More system conformal locking of memory resources
- Optimized some routines a bit
(none of these changes are serious, no bugs found, no bugs reported yet)
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In principle, FastFonts could be adapted to work with any font, but I
haven't done this since there's usually no need for a program like
FastFonts, anyways. (-: